Fees for Full Legal Services
My rate is $200 per hour, billed by the tenth (1/10) of the hour. A retainer is required, but is explained and discussed in advance.
Divorce and Custody Services
Special flat fees for specific legal services for divorce or custody cases. Details on unbundled services.
I offer flat fees for specific services. Flat fees start at $200; increased fees are based on level of complexity.
- Wills & Trusts (Do I need a will?) - Will in a Day packages
- Business Entity Formation (Start a business)
Contact Me about these and other services.
Reasonable fees: the 3-Part Test
Below is my philosophy on keeping my fees reasonable.
- Is this action essential or optional to achieving the outcome of the case? If it is optional, I get consent from the client.
- If essential, then I use the electronic timer on my practice management software when working on your case. I review the time spent on the specific task and ask whether this is a reasonable amount of time that would be consistent with other highly skilled lawyers.
- I review each invoice line-by-line and again consider the reasonableness of the time allotted. Then I check the invoice against other time entries to make sure I do not charge for corrected work or duplicate efforts.